By Our Community, For Our Community

Meet our WHEN authors below. We love partnering with writers from our community to bring you content that is rooted in Scripture and paired with each writer’s unique life experience. If you’re looking to write an article for us, submit your pitch here.

Meet Our Authors

Meet the writers we’ve partnered with and click on their names to navigate to the articles they’ve written. You may recognize some of them as Hosanna Revival staff, or authors of the printed devotionals we’ve published. You may recognize some of them from Instagram, or you may have never heard of them. Our goal is to create a platform to amplify these voices as they mine the Word, looking for the Scripture’s answers to life’s questions. We’re glad you’re here.

Abbi lives in Charlotte, NC and is currently enrolled in a graduate certificate program at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. She nannies full-time and enjoys writing, cooking, thrifting, and spending quality time with friends and family.

Abigail Nelson currently calls the rocky coast of Maine home. She recently graduated from college where she gained experience writing for several Maine publications. Besides writing, Abigail loves foreign languages, painting, and photography. She desires to use these passions for the furthering of Christ's kingdom and is excited to see how the Lord will use her next.

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Abigail Thompson is a student at Cedarville University studying professional writing and women’s ministry. She is passionate about words that point to her Savior and desires that her pen always be guided by his grace. You will often find Abigail on her front porch in the evenings, writing with her Bible open and her dog by her side. She loves sharing about biblical femininity, contentment, and the kindness of God as he works in her life. Her prayer is that her words might spur others on in their pursuit of Christ.

A Chicago native, Alex currently lives in Cincinnati with his wife, Charlotte. After twelve years in full-time pastoral ministry, Alex now works in the financial services industry, enjoys cooking, coffee, and quality time with friends and family.

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Alicia Hamilton and her husband, Jack, are planted in beautiful New Hampshire where she spends her days ministering to college, high school, and middle school students. She gets excited about nature, good literature, and people. She is passionate about biblical literacy and helping people "taste and see that the LORD is good" (Psalm 34:8 NIV).

Alyssa Adkins is a married mother of three teenagers. She spent 12 years in the public school system as a teacher and principal before choosing to stay home and be more present for her family. Ever since she took her last drink of alcohol in July of 2015, she’s been determined to give God the glory for saving her from her addiction by helping others who are still suffering . She loves to read, boat, travel and witness the people her children are becoming as they grow in their faith through life’s milestones. Alyssa is passionate about living transparently to show how our struggles and imperfections grow us closer to God and into the people he created us to be.

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Alyssa lives in central Illinois and works as a social media manager for a local non-profit organization that helps individuals overcome sexual abuse. A lifelong writer, she began her ministry through her personal blog, The October Opportunist, in 2018. Alyssa is passionate about serving Jesus and leads worship at her church. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, reading, cooking, and writing music.

Amy Saxby

Amy is a Cincinnati native. She met her husband in high school, and married young. They have four kids: one in college and three teenagers busy at home. Teaching has always been one of her passions, so she spends her days with 4th graders teaching them to find their voice through writing. She loves Jesus with all of her heart and knows that her calling in life is love God and love others well. Amy loves colorful food, coffee with friends, being in nature, and playing music with family.

Andrew Remington Rillera (PhD, Duke University) is Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies and Theology at The King’s University (Edmonton, AB). He is the author of Lamb of the Free: Recovering the Varied Sacrificial Understandings of Jesus’s Death (forthcoming with Cascade, 2023). He also co-wrote Fight: A Christian Case for Nonviolence (2013) with Preston Sprinkle (now retitled as Nonviolence: The Revolutionary Way of Jesus). He has published peer-reviewed articles in the Journal of Biblical LiteratureBiblical Research, and the Journal of The Jesus Movement in Its Jewish Setting and popular scholarship with Made for Pax.

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Managing Editor of WHEN

Malory Smith

Malory is the Publishing Assistant at Hosanna Revival and Managing Editor of WHEN. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with her husband, their son, and their dog—all three of whom she is totally obsessed with. She loves a good story, lots of sugar in her coffee, dancing, and book recommendations. She views herself as an extroverted-introvert. Malory is passionate about biblical literacy for women and is always trying to grow in her understanding of the Bible and God’s character.

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